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Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen announced the full slate of Democratic candidates for the upcoming November election on July 23 at Wynsum Avenue Park in south Merrick. more
The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
Senator John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford and the Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation on May 16 that will help prevent boating tragedies on New York waterways. “Knowing the laws of … more
The New York State Senate, in a move aimed at opening criminal investigations into associates of President Donald Trump, voted on May 8 to close the so-called “double-jeopardy loophole.” … more
When Vice President Joe Biden Jr. announced his candidacy for president on April 25, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi was the first to endorse him. “Joe Biden has the experience, knowledge, relationship, … more
A few dozen Town of Oyster Bay residents gathered at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library for a community forum organized by State Assemblyman Chuck Lavine, a Democrat from Glen Cove. Lavine fielded … more
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